Next time you hear a pundit say that to preserve America’s competitiveness or dynamism, we must replace the liberal arts with something more “practical,” take a second to check what they studied ... Continue Reading →
There is a good case, several in fact, to be made for the notion of differential tuition rates in the State University System. First, there is the supply and demand case: If there is a great demand for certain degree holders ... Continue Reading →
Last year, House Speaker Will Weatherford said the state should create an online university and a Board of Governors task force recently released a report on the state's opinions. Count former Gov. Jeb Bush among the proponents of more online courses in higher education ... Continue Reading →
Texas Governor Rick Perry has a lot going for him in his efforts to rework higher education in his state. His appeals, particularly around cutting the cost of degrees for the state and families and churning out graduates with more “marketable” skills, tap into an emerging vein of popu ... Continue Reading →
The presidents of Florida's state universities have an offer for the Legislature: Give us $118 million and we won't raise tuition. "What we're asking for this year is a significant investment from the state, tied to specific goals to universities ... Continue Reading →
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